Pukapuka entries in Pollex-Online

Protoform Item Description Source
PN.WALE.1 Vale/a To have climaxed sexually (Bge)
PN.WALE.2 Vale Stupid, numb ; be senile, lose memory ; deluded; forget (Mta)
OC.WALI.1 Vali(vali) To rub with oil (Bge)
PN.WALO.1 Valo(valo) Call, send for (Bge)
PN.WALO.2 Valo An edible sea-crab (???)
PN.WALO.2 Valo/u Variety of sea-centipede Phonologically Irregular (Bge)
AN.WALU.1 Valu Eight (Bge)
PN.WARU Valu To shave, grate ; scrape (Mta)
CP.WANA Vana Sea urchin, sea porcupine (Bge)
NP.WAANAGA Vaananga Public proclamation, announcement, challenge (Bge)
MP.WAO.A Vao Bush, forest ; uninhabited area (Sby)
CP.WASA Vaya Open sea between two points (arch.) (Sby)
NP.WASI Vayi Split in two (e.g. a coconut) (Sby)
NP.WASI Vaayi/a Split (Sby)
SO.VAASIQA Vaaia Period of time (Sby)
EP.WAWAI Vavai A creeper (Triumfetta procumbens) Problematic (Bge)
OC.WAWE Vave Strong, quick, speedy (Bge)
NP.WEKU.1 Lau/veku/veku/a Dishevelled, bedraggled; weak, exhausted (Mta)
OC.WELA.B Vela Hot, heat (Mta)
FJ.WELE Vele/vele To sweep; broom (Bge)
OC.WELI.1 Veli A variety of sea centipede (Bge)
EP.WERI Veli Earth worm Problematic (Mta)
NP.WELI.2 Veliveli Dislike, hate (Bge)
PN.WELO Velo Spear, thrust into. Shine directly, pierce (as sun's rays, moonbeams) (Sby). (Mta)
CE.WERU Velu Worn or ragged clothing Problematic (Mta)
CE.WERU Welu Torn clothing Problematic (???)
CE.WERU Welu/welu Torn into strips, shredded Problematic (???)
PN.WETE.1 (Ve)vete To take apart, part, separate (Sby)
PN.WETE.2 Vete Yellowstripe Goatfish (Mulloidichthys flavolineatus) and Yellowfin Goatfish (M. vanicolensis) (McC)
PN.WETE.2 Vete memea Large size of Gold-lined goatfish (Mulloides vanicolensis) (Sby)
AN.QUGA Unga/unga Small size of coconut crab (kaveu) (Mta)
MP.USO.1A Uyo Pith of plant or tree (Mta)
NP.WALI.2 Vali/vali Soft, spongy (of coconut) (Mta)
EO.WAA.1 Vaa/vaa To speak, make a noise (Sby)
FJ.WELE Ve/vele To clear away brush (Bge)
PN.MA-WEU.* Veu Cloudy, not clear (of water) Problematic (Mta)
CE.WEU.1 Veu/veu An end that sticks out of plaiting (Mta)
PN.WEWE.A Lau/veve Scraps of Pandanus left over from mat-making (Mta)
PN.WII.B Vii To curdle, sour (of coconut cream or milk). Stale (Mta). (Bge)
CE.WIWO Viivoo Leaflet Jew's harp, toy Problematic (Bge)
CE.WIWO Vivo Leaflet Jew's harp Problematic (Bge)
EP.MAPE.B Mape Ovary Borrowed (Bge)
PN.QUHI.2 Uwi Pass along, go by (Bge)
PN.FAKA-QILO Wakailo To make known (Bge)
PN.FAKA-QILO-GA Wakailo To draw a boundary (Bge)
PN.FIA-KAI Wia-kai To be hungry (Bge)
NP.PALE.3B Pale Turn, change direction, go round (Sby)
PN.PALE.1B Pale Hold, support (Sby)
PN.MA-TALA.A Matala Lucky (Bge)
NP.KANA-KANA-QA-LAGI Kanakana (a) langi Dolphin fish (Bge)

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